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negative

1. An aspect of something that is particularly unfavorable, undesirable, or problematic; a drawback or con. They're offering a great salary with amazing benefits. The only negative is that I'll have to move halfway across the state to work there. Looking at your proposal, the potential negatives seem to outweigh the expected positives.
2. No. A: "Do you see anything on the radar?" B: "Negative, Captain." I was expecting negatives from everyone on the board, so I was pleasantly surprised when they agreed to my idea.

(I've) seen worse.

a noncommittal and not totally negative judgment about something or someone. Alice: How did you like the movie? John: I've seen worse. Bill: What do you think about this weather? Gladys: Seen worse.
See also: seen, worse

negative

n. any drawback or bad thing about someone or something. There are too many negatives associated with your plan.
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He pointed out that the referendum reflected negatively on the economic and political situation in the region, although it is a legitimate right for people like the Kurds who sacrificed a lot and suffered over decades of injustice and persecution from previous governments, but the regional and international environment is not convinced of these rights and this made this, the legitimate right is reflected negatively on the internal situation of Kurdistan.
We tested hypotheses related to individual corporate governance variables based on the literature review: (i) diversity in the gender of the board members is negatively associated with IPO underpricing; (ii) diversity in the age of the board members is negatively associated with IPO underpricing; (iii) diversity in the nationality of the board members is negatively associated with IPO underpricing; (iv) board size is negatively associated with IPO underpricing; and (v) the proportion of independent directors is negatively associated with IPO underpricing.
Before leaving Tehran for Vienna, Zangeneh said Iran has not negatively impacted the oil market by doubling its crude oil exports.
Astudy by the Open University of Cyprus (OUC) and the Advanced Media Institute found Turkish Cypriots view Greek Cypriots negatively, it was announced on Friday.
Moreover, 39% of business people reported that withdrawing from the EU would negatively impact on their growth strategy.
A new study done by TransUnion LLC, Atlanta, found that more than 2.2 million homebuyers who were negatively affected by the financial crisis have the potential to re-enter the mortgage market in the next five years.
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One of the dependence structure that has attracted the interest of probabilists and statisticians is negatively associated, which is first introduced by Alam and Saxena [1], and carefully studied by Joag-Dev and Proschan [9] and Block et al.
In the second reading, 77 MPs voted affirmatively and 19 - negatively; in the third reading, 78 MPs voted affirmatively and 19 - negatively.